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game face

1. A figurative or literal facial expression denoting a mental attitude of determination or resolve in the face of an imminent and difficult task, activity, or workload. The thesis committee is going to be merciless, so be sure to have your game face on when you go in to defend your dissertation. I could tell by the steely look in her eyes that Janet had her game face on for the match.
2. An expression of stoicism intended to mask one's emotions or intentions. John put his game face on as soon as I started to break up with him, so I can't really tell how he took the news. The police are going to use every interrogation tactic they know to get you to confess, so be sure you've got your game face on when they come.
See also: face, game
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It may have been the apprehensiveness of love, the wish to meet his need for her sympathy, and the desire to see the Game face to face for wisdom's sake,--and it may have been the clarion call of adventure ringing through the narrow confines of uneventful existence; for a great daring thrilled through her, and she said, just as simply, "I will.
is helping customers step into spring style with the MILLY Game Face Bag as a free gift with purchase.
Showing his game face, Khaled posted a pic proving his resilient attitude towards his troubles.
Phase one of Game Face (2008) was directed primarily toward coaches and officials.
She said that though Kardashian is very sensitive, she also has the ability to put that game face on and go out there in the world and do what she needs to do.
Every member of TGB has got their game face on and owner Simon Hunt is even off the beer as the battle lines are drawn.
Which, in Beckett's case, means his game face won't be a happy one.
His last victory came in the 2007 Asian Open, but after a spell of taking his foot off the gas in the wake of some personal bereavements, Jacquelin seems to have his game face on again.
The Block Fusion's new Game Face depicts six different game species-elk, deer, moose, pronghon antelope, bear and turkey-on two shooting surfaces, and deer vitals on the other two.
He also came armed with stemware (Bordeaux and Chardonnay glasses) and a game face, barking precise instructions like fetching a pail of boiling water, a clean towel, and those recently-purchased Duralex tumblers for our Friday afternoon cocktail sessions.
Supporters travelling from London for the game face a longer journey to Cardiff - up to 50 minutes - because of major engineering work by Network Rail which means First Great Western Trains have to divert services before the game.
A comprehensive index, as well as a timeline of women's athletics from 1827 to 2000 that includes numerous references to landmark events in women's sports history (including the 29th anniversary of the Title IX legislation that required colleges and universities to fund women's athletics at acceptable levels), make Game Face an excellent reference source for school library media centers and public libraries.
With the module cards and devices, you can clip in the Eyemodule2[TM] digital camera, the data backup module, Pocket Express Entertainment Pack and Game Face, MP3 player, additional memory, or Internet connectivity.
That's just foul," said Sachs, throwing a penalty flag on FOX Sports during in the first episode of Game Face -- a fast-paced and entertaining look at top Florida sports stories.
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